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Canton-Massillon, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 189      Population: 401,281

The 2015 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 148  125  83  69  104  178  98.39 
1-yr Job Growth2 36  54  83  146  192  145  96.70 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 190  151  113  75  45  196  95.74 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 161  16  76  58  106  96  98.34 
Short-Term Job Growth5 10  112  190  187  178  180  9851.36% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 72  93  115  111  140  142  98.26 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 181  142  168  84  139  192  72.45 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 197  197  199  198  198  196  0.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 198  186  187  175  194  193  0.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)